Preventive Care

Protecting your Athlete with a Mouthguard

2019-01-20T02:15:43+00:00

It’s that time of year again, competitive and school sports are starting back up again. Are you or your child playing in a fiercely competitive league where an elbow or ball can easily hit you in the mouth? Athletes in both contact and non-contact sports – organized or recreational – need to be on guard [...]

Protecting your Athlete with a Mouthguard2019-01-20T02:15:43+00:00

New Year, New Habits

2019-01-20T02:15:44+00:00

It maybe February all read but it’s never to late to think about committing to a healthier 2019.  Studies show that there’s a strong correlation between dental health and the health of the rest of your body, so make your dental hygiene a priority this year, starting with these three resolutions. #1: Make Daily Flossing [...]

New Year, New Habits2019-01-20T02:15:44+00:00

Strengthen Your Teeth From the Inside Out

2019-01-20T02:15:45+00:00

How can you strengthen your teeth? When it comes to keeping your teeth and gums healthy, you might know what NOT to eat (too much sugar, sticky items, hard items, etc.), but what foods can actually improve the health of your teeth? Read on to find out! Turns out that keeping your teeth healthy involves [...]

Strengthen Your Teeth From the Inside Out2019-01-20T02:15:45+00:00

What the Plaque?

2019-01-20T02:15:45+00:00

It’s perhaps one of the most dreaded statements in the dental experience: “You’re going to need a root canal.” Now, while the root canal’s reputation is a little undeserved, the truth is, you obviously want to avoid them when possible. Read on to learn how. What is Plaque? Plaque arises from a substance called biofilm. [...]

What the Plaque?2019-01-20T02:15:45+00:00

What Your Dentist Might Find Besides Cavities

2019-01-20T02:15:46+00:00

When you think of your dental appointments, you're probably worried about one thing -- whether or not you have any cavities. But when you get a clean bill of health from your dentist, it's not only your teeth he's talking about. Read on to find out what other health issues can be diagnosed during your [...]

What Your Dentist Might Find Besides Cavities2019-01-20T02:15:46+00:00

How to Prevent Bad Breath

2019-01-20T02:15:49+00:00

How to Prevent Bad Breath There's nothing to put a damper on a conversation than bad breath. Whether you're in a meeting at work or on a date, make sure your breath is fresh and conversation-ready with these tips. #1: Good Dental Hygiene Prevents Bad Breath The good news is, your dental hygiene routine should [...]

How to Prevent Bad Breath2019-01-20T02:15:49+00:00

How Your Diet Affects Your Teeth and Gums

2019-01-20T02:15:49+00:00

You probably already know what not to eat to keep your teeth healthy.  Too much sugar, sticky foods, hard candy, etc., are all well known as cavity-causing culprits.  But what about what you should eat to keep your teeth healthy?  Read on to find out how your diet affects your teeth and gums. You Are What You Eat The [...]

How Your Diet Affects Your Teeth and Gums2019-01-20T02:15:49+00:00

How Plaque Can Lead to the Need for a Root Canal

2019-01-20T02:15:53+00:00

It's perhaps one of the most dreaded statements in the dental experience: "You're going to need a root canal." Now, while the root canal's reputation is a little undeserved, the truth is, you obviously want to avoid them when possible.  Read on to learn how. The Number One Cause of Root Canals: Plaque Persistent plaque [...]

How Plaque Can Lead to the Need for a Root Canal2019-01-20T02:15:53+00:00

The Best and Worst Thanksgiving Foods for Your Dental Health

2019-01-20T02:15:55+00:00

If you're like us, your mouth might be getting a workout this Thanksgiving! Want to know what the best and worst foods are for your teeth and gums at the table this year? Read on. Thanksgiving Drinks Worst: Sugary sodas and mouth-drying alcohol are the worst for your teeth on Thanksgiving. Sugar feeds the bacteria [...]

The Best and Worst Thanksgiving Foods for Your Dental Health2019-01-20T02:15:55+00:00

How to Keep Your Gums Healthy

2019-01-20T02:15:57+00:00

We talk a lot about keeping your teeth healthy and avoiding cavities, but a huge part of your overall dental health is keeping your gums in tip-top shape too! Read on to learn why you need to focus on your gum health and how to keep your gums healthy. Why Gum Health Matters When you [...]

How to Keep Your Gums Healthy2019-01-20T02:15:57+00:00